This volume is the an international high performance book that covers current automotive technology - how it all works and how to modify modern day cars for best results. It is technical but easy-to-follow for both the non-technical and technical reader. Chapters include: The drive train, electronic engine management systems, modifying engine management systems, programmable management systems, intake systems, exhaust systems, turbo charging and supercharging, intercooling, detonation control, fuel delivery systems, performance testing, suspension and brakes, aerodynamics.
A secondary school teacher before becoming interested in cars, Julian Edgar has written more than 600 magazine articles on car modification. This book draws on the wealth of experience he has gained both in modifying his own cars and also visiting the best workshops in the country.